Nexteer Automotive Receives Two World Excellence Awards from Ford Motor Company

Nexteer Automotive was recognized as a top-performing global supplier for Ford Motor Company, receiving two awards at the 20th annual Ford World Excellence Awards. Only 88 companies were selected as finalists from thousands of Ford suppliers globally.


Nexteer Automotive was presented with the World Excellence Awards by Ford Motor Company’s Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president, global operations, and Hau Thai-Tang, executive vice president, product development and purchasing.


Nexteer earned the award for achieving the highest levels of global excellence based on the Aligned Business Framework principals which focuses on quality, delivery, value and innovation. Additionally, Nexteer received the Silver Award, recognizing the company’s steering gear manufacturing facility in El Marques, QRO C.P. Mexico.


“Our World Excellence awards recognize the outstanding achievements of Ford Motor Company’s top-performing suppliers around the world,” said Thai-Tang. “Suppliers like Nexteer are key to Ford’s continued success as we work towards our goal of becoming world’s most trusted mobility company.”


“Receiving these awards from Ford Motor Company demonstrates Nexteer’s leadership in developing technologies to advance the mobility industry,” says Mike Richardson, president and executive board director, Nexteer Automotive. “We are honored to have received these awards and look forward to continuing the collaboration with Ford to bring advance steering technologies to the market.”


About Nexteer Automotive


Nexteer Automotive – A Leader in Intuitive Motion Control – is a multi-billion-dollar global steering and driveline business delivering electric and hydraulic power steering systems, steering columns and driveline systems, as well as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving technologies for original equipment manufacturers. The company’s global workforce of over 13,500 serves more than 50 customers in every major region of the world. The company has 24 manufacturing plants, three technical centers and 14 customer service centers strategically located in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Nexteer Automotive’s customers include BMW, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, PSA Group, Toyota and VW, as well as automakers in India and China.


About Ford Motor Company


Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 202,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit

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